Launching a book is cathartic. All the months spent enmeshed in To Walk in the World, finding the story, letting the characters speak, crafting the structure, and endless editing to improve, tighten, and get unnecessary words pruned so the light shines in full glory... it's an encompassing experience. Today is a happy day, indeed. I've… Continue reading Happy Launch Day for “To Walk in the World”!
When my fingers first hit the keyboard in late 2017 I had no idea the adventure ahead. This book morphed into a love letter to my mother, to myself, and to woman everywhere, ones who examined their lives and said: "I can be more. In fact, I'm called to change, and I have to answer."… Continue reading Pre Orders for To Walk in the World go live 3/31
"To Walk in the World" took its time becoming, but I'm so proud of this story. Well, stories, since from the onset, the novel became a parallel narrative. I love strong female characters, and understanding how strength reshapes after breaking felt important to explore. This cover, in the reveal below, captures a visual sense of… Continue reading “To Walk in the World” Cover Reveal!
Stepping out of your comfort zone is exhilarating. As a child, I remember staring at the tall steel jungle gym on my elementary playground, then beginning the climb. Breathless, high above the world, I gazed around at the other kids on the ground below as the sense of accomplishment blew through my chest. My new… Continue reading New Release! To Walk in the World
On Facebook, a friend posted that this has been the worst year ever, Christmas won't feel like Christmas, and asked if others felt the same. This got me thinking, because yes, 2020 was complicated, but not due to things I could control. For me, 2019 stacked more lessons, bruises, and pressure. I came into that… Continue reading Christmas, 2020 Style